Terrain SculptorTerrain Sculptor is a specialized application for the generalization of terrain models for relief shading. Terrain Sculptor removes irrelevant terrain detail and accentuates important terrain features.
LicenseTerrain Sculptor is free open source software by Bernhard Jenny, Institute of Cartography, ETH Zurich, and Anna Leonowicz, Department of Geography, University of Zurich. © by B. Jenny and A. Leonowicz, 2010–2012.
You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.
NewFeb 20th, 2015: Version 2.0.1 fixes bug on Mac OS 10.10 and updates Windows EXE file.
May 31st, 2011: Version 2.0 is much faster than previous versions.
Data Import and ExportUse File – Open Terrain Model to load a terrain model from a ESRI ASCII grid file.
freegeographytools.com has a tutorial showing how to convert terrain models to this format.
Use File – Save Filtered Terrain Model to store the terrain model in an ESRI ASCII grid file.